The Police have warned residents of Coxhoe and Quarrington Hull to be alert to a significant increase in theft related crime in the Coxhoe parish area since the turn of the year. the Police provided a detailed report to the Monthly meeting of Coxhoe Parish Council on 1st February. They documented a range of burglaries and attempted burglaries in houses and other buildings in Malcolm Avenue, Petterson Dale, Linden Grove. Browns Close, Browning Hill, Ashbourne Drive and Church Street.
The Police are asking residents to take extra care in securing their homes and outbuildings. They are also asking residents to be vigilant and report any any suspicious characters or activity by contacting them by telephone on 111. Take care everyone.
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